Four Layer Hamburger and Macaroni Casserole

Four Layer Hamburger and Macaroni Casserole
based on 65 reviews
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15 min.
37 min.
6 Servings

Four Layer Hamburger and Macaroni Casserole is quite easy to make and perfect for any occasion. Frozen macaroni and cheese, ground beef and taco seasoning mix make a surprise-filled casserole enhanced with sour cream, crushed tortilla chips and shredded Cheddar cheese. Each layer packs lots of zesty flavor.


  • 2 packages (10 ounces each) LEAN CUISINE frozen Macaroni and Cheese, defrosted*, divided
  • 8 ounces lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons (half of 1.25-ounce package) taco seasoning mix
  • 2 tablespoons fat free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup diced tomato
  • 1/3 cup crushed baked potato chips or tortilla chips
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
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PREHEAT oven to 400º F.

COMBINE beef and seasoning mix in large, nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, for 2 to 3 minutes or until beef is no longer pink.

COMBINE 1 package macaroni and cheese and sour cream in medium bowl; spread over bottom of 8-inch-square baking dish. Top with beef mixture. Spread remaining package macaroni and cheese over beef mixture; top with tomato, potato chips and cheese.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges.

* DEFROST macaroni and cheese in microwave on MEDIUM (50%) power for 5 to 6 minutes.

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This was so yummy!

This was incredibly awesome! The chips give it the best kind of crunch and cheese should go on EVERYTHING.

- Lisa R from Saint Louis, MO

My husband loved it!!

I wanted to make a meal with hamburger, but not the same plain meals we always eat. I tried this recipe and I thought it was very good. I was surprised that my husband raved over it. I only had one serving. Within 24 hours, he ate the rest of it leaving me with none. I am happy to find a recipe that he enjoyed.

- Jerusha from Mount Joy, PA

Single working mom's dream!

Easy to make and the boys love it! Fun to make too, and it sparked their curiosity! My teen wanted to lick the pan!

- Julie McConnell from Colorado Springs, Colorado


this recipe was super easy and really great, we loved it! i followed the below user's advice and added salsa on the top layer of macaroni and it really made it a hit!

- Alessia from Brooklyn, NY


I enjoyed this recipe! everyone should try it!

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/6 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 350
  • Total Fat: 14g
  • Saturated Fat: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 45mg
  • Sodium: 620mg
  • Carbohydrates: 31g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Vitamin A: 6% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 6% of DV
  • Calcium: 25% of DV
  • Iron: 10% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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